Archive for » January 11th, 2013«

Talk on the ‘Gateways for Gozo; past, present & future’

Gozo International Seal of Training (GIST), founded in 2012, is based on the SEAL to excel. GIST ‘s mission is to retrace Gozo’s and Comino’s ancient, natural, and traditional roots/routes, will elucidate, illuminate, celebrate and publicise same; and will reposition the coast and golden fringe of Gozo’s archipelago in the heart of the Mediterranean, by [...]
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Blood donation area at the Gozo Hospital open this Sunday

The Blood Donation Area of the Gozo General Hospital opens on Sunday’s every four weeks. It is going to be open this coming Sunday, the 13th of January from 8.30am till 1.00pm for those who wish to make a blood donation and do not have the opportunity to do so during the week. Blood donation [...]
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Heritage Malta’s National Museum of Fine Arts – ‘Back Home’

The move of Heritage Malta’s National Museum of Fine Arts from its current location in South Street to the Auberge d’Italie is now well in hand. The museum’s curators, together with the museum’s library, have already relocated to the the Auberge. This will ensure the necessary on-site support services as the project moves ahead. Heritage [...]
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GreenPak to discuss roadmap for 2013 with businesses

As a further measure to improve on the success garnered during 2012, GreenPak Cooperative Society will be organising an information meeting on Tuesday, the15th of January 2013 at 3.00pm at the Cooperatives Board building in Qormi. The meeting will tackle various topics of interest to importers, distributors and manufacturers, including improvements on Warehouse Packaging Collections, [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Nadur and Victoria

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Nadur and Victoria, Gozo, on Sunday, the 13th of January. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Nadur 8.30am-11.30am: TRIQ FRANGISK ATTARD, TRIQ DAHLET QORROT, TRIQ GUZE’ ELLUL MERCER, TRIQ SAN BLAS and DAHLET TA’ GAZAMAN. Victoria 2.30pm-4.30pm: TRIQ IR- [...]
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Gozo Ministry condemns the vandalism & theft of 39 trees

The Ministry for Gozo said in a statement this afternoon that it condemns the act of vandalism that have been taking place in recent weeks in the areas known as Ta’ Lambert, in Xewkija and also in the limits of Qawla. The Ministry said that these acts resulted in the theft, vandalism or destruction of [...]
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Ferry passengers increase in Q4 but 2012 figures are down

In the fourth quarter of 2012, sea transport between Malta and Gozo registered increases in vehicles and commuters, while trips decreased compared to the corresponding quarter of 2011. On an annual basis, 2012 saw a drop in the number of vehicles, commuters and trips between Malta and Gozo. Overall, the number of trips went down [...]
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Eurosystem unveils the Europa series €5 banknote

Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank (ECB), has unveiled the Europa series €5 banknote. The unveiling was the highlight of the opening of the “New Face of the Euro” exhibition, which is being held at the Archaeological Museum in Frankfurt am Main from 11 January to 10 March 2013. The new €5 banknote [...]
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PL energy plans do not exclude possibility of gas pipeline

Labour leader, Dr Joseph Muscat said this morning that having a gas terminal does not exclude the possibility of as gas pipeline and that a new Labour government will ensure that the maximum level of safety features available, is in place. Dr Muscat, who was speaking outside Senglea Primary School also said that the proposed [...]
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Traditional local goats’ cheese is one of Gozo’s specialities

Goats’ cheese, known as Gbejniet, processed in the traditional way, is one of the many specialities that Gozo is known for. Visitors to the island are able to enjoy this unique cheese in many different ways, pickled, peppered or traditionally dried in small ventilated rooms. The fresh form of goats’ cheese are kept in their [...]
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